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Richard Blewett


Clifford Chance, Beijing
Practice area M&A corporate, Antitrust competition, EU & trade
Sector Consumer goods & retail, Healthcare, life sciences & chemicals, Power & energy networks, Insurance, Telecommunications, media & technology, Energy & resources
Tel +861065352261

Richard Blewett


Richard Blewett is a member of the Antitrust Group of Clifford Chance and heads the Group’s practice in Greater China. He has more than ten years' experience working across a wide range of international mergers and related antitrust matters. Richard's main focus has been on merger control, where he has advised on UK, EU and Chinese filings.

Richard has worked with clients across a number of sectors including the TMT, energy, commodities, retail, financial services, and transport sectors. 

Career and qualifications

  • University of St Andrews (MA) 1989
  • University of Edinburgh (LLB) 1995
  • University of Maastricht (LLM) 1996
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2000
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1998
  • Partner since 2014

Awards and citations

  • Named a Leading Individual for Competition/ Antitrust in China
    Chambers & Partners 2017
  • Also named a Highly Regarded Individual for Competition in China
    IFLR 1000 2017
  • Clients single out practice head Richard Blewett for his responsiveness, saying: "He is extremely responsive and replies very promptly." Sources also appreciate his commerciality, noting that "he's very good - accessible, down to earth and practical, with a good take on risk."
    Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

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